Openness@Microsoft

Open dialogue about standards, open source, and interoperability at Microsoft

Open Sourcing Automation Tools for Testing Linux Images on Microsoft Azure

Posted by Michael Kelley Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Open Source Technology Center...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 09/30/2014

Microsoft + Open Source “How To”: Accessing Linux-based GUI on Azure over browser with fernapp

Posted by Jose Miguel Parrella fernapp is an open source tool that can run a GUI application on a...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 09/26/2014

Node.js Paris Community Highlights ‘Internet of Things’ Potential

Posted by Frédéric AatzDirector of Interoperability, Microsoft France Earlier this...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 09/25/2014

Microsoft + Open Source “How To”: Load Balancing Highly Available Linux Services on Microsoft Azure with OpenLDAP and MySQL

Posted by Jose Miguel Parrella Continuing our “how to” series of demos, I’m...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 09/25/2014

Microsoft + Open Source “How To”: Embracing Linux Devices on Microsoft Azure via Service Bus and Websites

Posted by Jose Miguel Parrella Microsoft Azure’s Node.js Developer Center provides support for...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 09/24/2014

Microsoft + Open Source “How To”: Jumpstart Android Applications with Microsoft Azure Mobile Services

Posted by Jose Miguel Parrella Microsoft Azure helps developers build their mobile applications with...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 09/23/2014

Microsoft Azure Offers Hadoop-as-a-service to China

Posted by Openness Team Today Microsoft announced the availability of Azure HDInsight for all...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 09/19/2014

New Universal Mobile Keyboard Works with All Your Mobile Devices -- Windows, iOS and Android

Posted by Openness Team Although tablets and smartphones have become extensions of our daily...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 09/17/2014

MineCraft to Join Microsoft

Posted by Openness Team Today Microsoft announced the acquisition of Mojang, the celebrated...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 09/15/2014

WordPress on Microsoft Azure Now More Scalable

Posted by Openness Team This week’s Microsoft Azure update includes new features for Azure...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 09/12/2014

YouthSpark: Opening Up Opportunities for 227 Million Young People…and Counting

Posted by Openness Team When Microsoft launched YouthSpark in 2012, the companywide initiative set...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 09/10/2014

Summer School in Turkey: Where Top University Students Spent a Month with Microsoft

Posted by Openness Team For more than two years, Microsoft Turkey has been running a program called...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 09/04/2014

Updates to Lync Mobile for iPad and iPhone

Posted by Openness Team Yesterday, Microsoft released Lync Mobile updates for iPad and iPhone,...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 08/27/2014

Back to School: OneNote for Android Tablets

Posted by Openness Team This week Microsoft released a OneNote for Android update, extending the...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 08/21/2014

Updates to Office for iPad

Posted by Openness Team Four months ago Microsoft released Office for iPad — the world’s...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 08/12/2014

Skype 5.0 for Android Makes Connecting with Friends Easier

Posted by Openness Team Helping users keep in touch with the people who matter most in their lives...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 08/05/2014

Openness Customer Spotlight: British & Irish Lions Give 100 Million Fans a Front Row Seat

Posted by Openness Team The world-renowned touring rugby team, the British & Irish Lions, wanted...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 07/23/2014

Openness Partner Spotlight: COPA-DATA Helping Governments Manage Big Data from the ‘Internet of Things’

Posted by Openness Team As thousands of our partners gather in Washington D.C. for Worldwide Partner...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 07/17/2014

Openness Partner Spotlight: Codetoki Partners with BizSpark to Empower Youth with Coding Skills

Posted by Openness Team The Philippine Government wants to empower today’s youth by increasing...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 07/14/2014

How Openness Translates into Opportunities for Microsoft Partners

Posted by Mark Hill Vice President, Open Source Sales and Marketing Worldwide Partner Conference...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 07/13/2014

Expanded Support for Linux Running on the IBM Mainframe

Posted by Michael KelleyPrincipal Program Manager, Microsoft Open Source Technology Center NiCE, a...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 07/12/2014

Open Source World Summit in Beijing: Developing a Thriving OSS Ecosystem in China

Posted by Cindy DongMicrosoft China The 9th annual Open Source China Open Source World Summit...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 06/30/2014

Open XML SDK: Released Today as an Open Source Project

Posted by Jose Miguel Parrella Microsoft Interoperability Strategy Today Doug Mahugh, Senior...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 06/25/2014

Posted by Openness Team One of the most popular movie and TV streaming services in the United...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 06/20/2014

Ready to Download: Skype 5.0 for iPhone

Posted by Openness Team Last week Microsoft released Skype 5.0 for iPhone, redesigned to provide a...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 06/17/2014

Does it Work? Try Plugging It In

Posted by Openness Team Next week representatives from about 30 companies, including Apple, Oracle,...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 06/12/2014

How the Internet of Things is Helping ‘Smart Cities’ Improve Public Transportation

Posted by Parul BhandariGovernment Industry Solutions Lead, Worldwide Public Sector Living in a...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 06/05/2014

Azure HDInsight Release: Big Data, Big Performance, Big Bet on Hadoop

Posted by Openness Team Yesterday at the Hadoop Summit, Microsoft announced Azure HDInsight’s...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 06/04/2014

Openness Partner Spotlight: COPA-DATA on Innovating with the ‘Internet of Things’

Posted by Parul BhandariGovernment Industry Solutions Lead, Worldwide Public The “Internet of...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 06/02/2014

Open Door Policy: Jacob Rossi from Internet Explorer Talks Web Openness

Jacob Rossi, program manager for Internet Explorer, took a break from all things web to chat with us...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 05/28/2014

Solve the Big Data Problems of the Future: Join Microsoft Research’s Naiad Project

Posted by Tara GrummSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations In this decade we will...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 05/28/2014

Reserve Your Spot for Microsoft’s Next Interoperability Plugfest

Posted by Michael BowmanProgram Manager, Office Engineering Mark your calendars for June 16th to...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 05/13/2014

Opening up Opportunities by Making Code a Language We All Speak

Posted by Sangita Jayaraman, Microsoft Asia Pacific Asia Pacific is home to nearly 3.5 billion...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 05/07/2014

Speedier Search: Bing for Android App Update

Posted by Openness Team Microsoft released an update to the Bing for Android app, which includes a...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 05/05/2014

OneNote Updates for iPhone and Mac

Posted by Openness Team Following this week’s updates to Office for iPad, Microsoft also...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 05/02/2014

Need a Hard Copy? No problem, Office for iPad Now Prints

Posted by Openness Team Last month, Microsoft launched Office for iPad with the robust capabilities...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 05/01/2014

Microsoft-SUSE Alliance: Linux and Windows Interoperability for More Than 1,000 Customers

Posted by Alfonso CastroDirector of Strategic Partnerships, Microsoft Open Solutions Group Most...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 05/01/2014

Linux Integration with System Center 2012 R2

Posted by Openness Team Next up in our series of blog posts this week that showcase Linux support,...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 04/30/2014

Test Drive Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V

Posted by Openness Team Want more information on Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V after...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 04/29/2014

Importance of Linux 'In the Cloud'

Posted by Openness Team Microsoft CVP Brad Anderson just did a post on his In the Cloud blog...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 04/28/2014

Spotlight on Microsoft Research: Get to Know the Earth with FetchClimate

Posted by Openness Team This week more one billion people in 192 countries are taking action to...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 04/23/2014

Open Door Policy: Brady Gaster on Coding like a Vampire and Making the Microsoft Cloud Open

Posted by Tara GrummSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing & Operations Brady Gaster (@bradygaster)...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 04/17/2014

CEO Satya Nadella and Others Discuss How to Transform Data into Action

Posted by Openness Team Big data. Small data. All data. There is an ever-expanding volume of data...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 04/14/2014

Microsoft Spectrum Observatory Opens Up Wireless Data

Posted by Openness Team Spectrum, the airwaves over which wireless devices communicate, is...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 04/10/2014

12,427 Miles on a Motorcycle: Make Web Not War Announces Open Government Tour

Posted by Openness Team This summer, Richard Pietro, a member of the Make Web Not War Community...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 04/02/2014

It’s Here! Office for iPad

Posted by Openness Team Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled Office for iPad – shiny touch-friendly...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 03/28/2014

Techies of the ‘80s Rejoice: Microsoft Releases Source Code for MS-DOS and Word for Windows

Posted by Openness Team Yesterday, with the help of the Computer History Museum, Microsoft made the...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 03/26/2014

Name Change for Windows Azure

Posted by Openness Team Today Microsoft announced that Windows Azure will be renamed to Microsoft...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 03/25/2014

Open Door Policy: S. Somasegar Discusses the Great Value of Microsoft and Open Source Ecosystems Working Together

Posted by Tara GrummSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations S. Somasegar is Corporate...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 03/20/2014

Available Today: Windows Azure HDInsight with Hadoop 2.2

Posted by Openness Team Today Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Azure...

Author: MSOpenness Date: 03/18/2014

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